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July 10 2018
The Complete Guide to Standing Desks

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

So you’ve heard that sitting all day, every day is detrimental to your health, and you’d like to do something about that. Great! Deciding to get a standing desk for your office is easy, but choosing the right standing desk for your space and for your work style is another matter entirely. To help you make the right choice, we’ve compiled this comprehensive guide to standing desks which includes everything you should consider before taking the plunge.

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Sep 12 2017
Complete Guide to Active Seating

| Ergonomics, Office Chairs, Problem Solutions, Standing Desks

What is Active Seating? Active seating is a tool that allows you to move around while sitting. While you may have heard that sitting is the new smoking, what you may not know is that extended periods of standing also have their negative health effects. To combat this, we recommend keeping at least one type of active chair or stool at your desk to sit at when you aren’t standing or relaxing at work. Below you'll find some of the most popular types of active seating available.


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Aug 21 2017
3 Things You Can Do to Get Moving at Work

| 30 Second Office Tips, Office Life, Standing Desks

You’ve probably heard by now that the sedentary office lifestyle is leading to a rise in heart disease and other health issues. Studies have shown that moving throughout the work day is the best way to combat the negative side effects of being chained to your desk. Take these tips to get yourself up and moving while you work!


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Apr 4 2017
How to Stay Active at Work without Leaving Your Desk

| Office Life, Problem Solutions, Standing Desks

By now we've all heard that sitting is the new smoking, but staying active at work is easier said than done in most offices. After all, what can you do when you're chained to your desk for 40 hours a week? The answer is that there's a lot you can do, and these are just a few of the tools that can help.


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Jan 16 2017
The Standing Conference Room

| Conference Rooms, Standing Desks

Adding a standing desk to your workspace can do wonders for your long-term health, but it doesn’t have to stop there! You can also extend the benefits throughout your entire office space by adding standing meeting tables to conference rooms, boardrooms, training rooms and other collaborative areas. Worried that you’ll force people to stand, even when they would prefer to sit? These adjustable tables and standing height tables simply offer much more flexibility and versatility than the standard height options....

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Aug 29 2016
Famous People Who Used Standing Desks

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

Standing and moving throughout the work day are recommended to ward off negative health effects. Adding a standing desk to your office can make it that much easier to do both, all while still staying on task. There’s also a lot of research that suggests, in addition to health benefits, individuals also become more focused and more creative when they incorporate a standing height desk into their workspace....

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Aug 22 2016
Standing Desks: Simple Desktop Solutions

| Brand Spotlights, Office Desks, Standing Desks

So you have read the research and viewed the various news stories – you know that standing and sitting periodically through the day offers a substantial list of long term health benefits. Now you are looking to actually implement one in your office, but you’re left wondering how and about the actual logistics. Chances are you already have a desk in your office. If it needs to be replaced and the budget is in place for you to do so, adding a standing desk is not too difficult. There are many desks on the market with varying features that can accommodate your specific working needs. All it takes is a little bit of shopping around.


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Aug 18 2016
Seating for Employees Who Stand All Day

| Ergonomics, Industry News, Standing Desks

You’ve probably heard that sitting is the new smoking; that employees who sit at their desks all day long are more prone to heart disease and other serious health concerns. But what about employees in professions like retail and banking who face the opposite problem? Earlier this year, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the court would define labor law in a way that now makes it very difficult for companies to deny workers a chair. Although California is the first to put this law into effect, it likely won’t be the last, and when it will take effect in other US states is simply a question of time.


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Aug 17 2016
NBF Exclusive Standing Height Solutions

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

You’ve probably heard by now that the sedentary office lifestyle is leading to a rise in heart disease and other health issues. Studies have shown that moving throughout the work day is the best way to combat the negative side effects of being chained to your desk. That’s why the furniture experts behind our exclusive NBF Signature Series line have helped develop standing and adjustable height solutions to suit every workspace. These are just some of our most popular collections and personal favorites!


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Aug 15 2016
Incorporate a Balance of Standing and Sitting at Work

| Health and Wellness, Office Desks, Standing Desks

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Aug 1 2016
Standing Height Ergonomics

| Ergonomics, Standing Desks

So, you’ve added a standing desk to your workspace to help ward off the negative health consequences of sitting all day long. You’re now consistently moving and incorporating a balance of sitting and standing. But have you forgotten about ergonomics? While a balance of sitting and standing is the most important, you’ll also want to consider the height of your workstation, the position of your monitors and keyboard and your ergonomic chair adjustments to make sure that your body is fully supported whether you’re taking a stand or sitting for a bit....

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Feb 16 2016
Our Top 10 Standing Desks & Tables

| Office Desks, Office Tables, Standing Desks

February is commonly the time of year when new year’s resolutions fall by the wayside and we forget all about the goals we wanted to achieve due to our busy work schedules. Don’t let this happen to you! If your resolution is to stay healthy in the office this year, then we’ve got plenty of standing desks and tables to help you out....

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June 23 2015
What Is The Correct Name of This Desk?

| Standing Desks

Furniture terminology can be confusing, especially if you have never shopped for office furniture before! With so many pieces to choose from, it’s helpful to know what each product is called. Take a look at Virtual Visit’s “Office Desk Terminology 101” so you can shop confidently for your new office furniture!

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Jan 27 2015
Different Types of Standing Desks

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

While research points to all standing desks offering long term health benefits, it’s important to know that there are still many different kinds, each offering various design aspects and functions. Often, when one thinks about a standing desk, the first image that comes to mind is one that is an entirely separate unit with a preset height that cannot be changed, such as this Statesman Standing Height Desk.

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Dec 10 2014
The Benefits of Standing Height Tables and Desks

| Office Desks, Office Tables, Standing Desks

Standing and adjustable height desks are a win-win for both employees and employers alike because they offer ergonomic benefits to the user’s health while keeping employees more alert, typically resulting in higher levels of productivity.

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Nov 6 2014
 The Benefits of Adjustable Height Desks

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

So maybe you’ve heard—sitting is the new smoking. But is it true? We wanted to get the opinion of someone who recently switched from sitting all day, every day to alternating between sitting and standing, so we arranged an interview. We interviewed Jay Miller, who works for a financial services firm that recently outfitted its office employees with adjustable height desks. Here’s what he had to say:

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Sep 4 2014
Statesman Standing Desks

| Office Desks, Standing Desks

Part of our exclusive NBF signature Series line of furniture, the Statesman Standing Height Desks have a lot to offer, and you won’t be able to find them anywhere but here. Standing desks are beneficial to your health, and these particular standing desks offer handsome good looks as well as a sturdy construction that you’re sure to appreciate. Take a more detailed look at what makes the Statesman Standing Desks such popular products here at National Business Furniture:

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Apr 17 2014
Collection Highlight: The Statesman Collection

| Brand Spotlights, Standing Desks

As part of our Signature Series line, the Statesman Collection is exclusively designed by NBF so you won’t find this collection anywhere else. This means that you can create a distinct, one-of-a-kind look with this office collection in your workspace. The Statesman Collection is made up of multiple L-desks, two executive desks, two standing desks, a computer credenza, two bookcases, a storage hutch, a lateral file and two writing desks. You can pick and choose, selecting the pieces that best ...

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Dec 23 2013
Why You Should Consider a Standing Desk

| Health and Wellness, Office Desks, Standing Desks

Standing desks may appear to be an entirely new product, but they aren’t. They were first popular back in the 18th and 19th century in homes and offices of the wealthy. Some famed people even previously used standing desks, including Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemingway....

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